Directions: Take Hwy 17 south of Lloydminster, to the junction of Hwy 40, then east to Marsden. Approximately 40 mintues from the city.
Incorporated as a village in 1931, Marsden has a proud history of agriculture and ranching. In addition to several breeds of cattle being raised in the area, you’ll also notice bison and elk herds. Grain farmers and oilfield workers also play a big part in the area’s economy.
In the fall, Marsden is a popular destination for hunters. Deer, geese and ducks are found in large numbers in the area. Marsden’s Sandhills are protected as a conservation area and provide a habitat for various wildlife species.
There are golf tournaments in the summer and curling bonspiels in the winter for sports enthusiasts. The Canada Day celebrations at nearby Manitou Lake are widely attended. Visitors enjoy a slow pitch tournament, fireworks, children’s games, and a barbecue supper.